Grants Available For Public Safety Programs

Grants Available For Public Safety Programs The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet is taking applications for grants for justice and public safety programs.The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants are funded through a Justice Department appropriation, the cabinet said in a news release. The grants can be used for programs such as enforcement,…

Tax Revenue Change Voted Down

Tax Revenue Change Voted Down A proposed constitutional change to give local governments more latitude to raise tax revenue was defeated by the Kentucky House on Friday, but the measure could still be revived.The legislation fell 11 votes short of the 60-vote threshold needed for passage. Slightly more than one-third of the House members…

Coronavirus Cases In KY

Coronavirus Cases In KY Three more cases of the new coronavirus have been reported in Kentucky, bringing the state’s total to four, Gov. Andy Beshear said Sunday.Beshear said state lab tests confirmed the latest positive cases in Fayette, Harrison and Jefferson counties. Fayette and Jefferson counties are the two most populous counties in Kentucky.…

Fishing Access In Taylorsville

Fishing Access In Taylorsville Additional fishing access has opened at Kentucky’s Taylorsville Lake Wildlife Management Area.The access will be available for people wanting to fish the headwaters for the spring white bass run, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said in a news release. As temperatures reach the low 50s, white bass…

Toby Keith Coming To Eastern KY

Toby Keith Coming To Eastern KY County music legend Toby Keith is finally set to return to Pikeville after a more than decade-long hiatus since his last show in Eastern Kentucky.On Friday the Appalachian Wireless Arena announced the return of singer, songwriter and musician Toby Keith as the Toby Keith – Country Comes to…

KY House Passes State Budget

KY House Passes State Budget The Kentucky House passed its version of a new two-year, $23 billion state budget.The GOP-crafted spending plan drew bipartisan support in clearing the House 86-10 Friday. It is still heavy on education, however, it takes the money and spreads it out in further places.Some lawmakers said funding needs would…

KY House Passes Two-Year State Budget

KY House Passes Two-Year State Budget The Kentucky House overwhelmingly passed its version of a new two-year state budget Friday, but some lawmakers said the unwillingness to tap into more revenue sources would shortchange many of the state’s pressing funding needs. The GOP-crafted spending plan drew bipartisan support in clearing the House 86-10, even…

Kentucky Confirms First Coronavirus Case

Kentucky Confirms First Coronavirus Case Kentucky has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday. The positive test came back Friday afternoon and the patient, whose age was not given, was in isolation at a hospital in Lexington. The governor said he had declared a state of emergency to…

Hazard Opens Complaint Page

Hazard Opens Complaint Page The city of Hazard is asking residents to report nuicance properties. maintained. Sove of the conditions that decliare the property a nuicanse accord to city code 94.03 include dangerous trees or stacks that can fall or get blown over; An accumulation of rubbish which endangers the public health, welfare, or…